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Everything you should know about colic

Colic is a condition whereby babies cry for no reason for extensive periods of time with all attempts to soothe them ending in vain. Here is everything you should know about colicky babies.

Vaccines for Children – A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Vaccination is very crucial for children because it helps them build resistance against many diseases. Check out this vaccine guide for parents and caregivers.

Categories Vaccination

Pregnancy registries

A pregnancy exposure registry is a study that collects health information from women who take prescription medicines or vaccines when they are pregnant

Categories Registry

What you need to know when it comes to Babies’ Physical Development( 6-9 Months)

Between six and nine months of age, babies grow and develop rapidly – it’s so much fun to witness! These months will fly by so be sure to savor them while they last. In this article we will give you a list of things that you can expect from your child.

Risks and gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes creates risk for you and your baby.  Listed are some common risks associated with this type of diabetes. 

Ethical places to shop for children’s clothes

Here is a great list of places to buy ethically produced clothes for babies and children. 

Common breastfeeding nutrition questions

Q and A on breastfeeding and nutrition.  

Your baby’s first doctor appointment

Most parents schedule this visit with a pediatrician either while in the hospital post delivery or shortly after coming home. This article will help you be prepared and take away some of the stress.

Children and Allergies

Various ways children react to allergies; what triggers some of these allergies, the common types

Daily Routine For Your Baby At A Week Old

Now that your baby has arrived, how to know if you are doing it all right?

Categories 0-3 Months Baby

Find Out The Nursing Basics, Guidance From A Medical Expert i

Knowing and understanding that your breastfeeding enough milk.

Categories Breastfeeding

Popular Tips For Labour Coaches

Being prepared, Knowing what to expect, Being flexible and understanding, Making decisions, Bringing things for yourself, Being supportive are some important tips for the big day.

Categories Birthing coaches

What your toddler can do at 12-15 months

Find out about toddler development at 12-15 months.  They are becoming more independent and learning so much from you.  

Comfort measures during labor and delivery

There are certain effective comfort measures that provide natural pain relief during labor and childbirth.

Categories Labor Methods

Ways doctors can help you get pregnant without IVF

Even though the IVF is an effective fertility treatment through which many women have conceived, there are other ways doctors can help you get pregnant without an IVF.

Categories Getting Pregnant IVF

Natural methods for soothing colic

Even though colic normally decreases as a baby grows bigger, there are some natural methods to soothe colicky babies.

Keeping baby healthy

It is the duty of every parent to ensure the health and wellbeing of their baby. Now check out this guide on when and how often to visit a pediatrician.

Categories Pediatrician Visits

4 common methods of baby sleep training

It is imperative for parents to train their babies to fall and remain asleep all through the night. Check out these 4 common methods of baby sleep training.

Categories Age Groups Sleep

Your second trimester week by week

Each week of pregnancy could be unique, so find out the week by week expectations during your second trimester.

Expert advice on nipple shields and breastfeeding techniques

Are you a slave to the shield?. Get to know the importance of nipple shields in breastfeeding your baby and if in case you are fed up with using the shield, here are a list of techniques in doing the transition to breastfeeding without the shield.

The most interesting facts when it comes to premature birth

A premature birth is a birth that takes place more than three weeks before the baby’s estimated due date. Often, the specific cause of premature birth isn’t clear. However, there are known risk factors of premature delivery that we are going to look at also including the complications, preventions, symptoms and more

Breastfeeding your baby and supplementing with formula

Find out about the most common questions surrounding breastfeeding and supplementing with formula.

Common topic to know for breastfeeding class

Learn more about common topics to ensure classes you are considering will meet your breastfeeding needs.

Categories Breastfeeding Classes

20 fun indoor games

Games are necessary for your child’s development. Here are fun indoor games to play when the weather does not cooperate.  

Categories Games

How to choose the best type of cloth diaper

Every family has a different lifestyle and preferences vary; which is why there are so many different cloth diapers. In this article you’ll get a quick chart to help you narrow down your options. 

Categories Diapering Types

When to Schedule An Allergy Test For Your Baby

When you should get allergy testing scheduled for your infant and what the test involves.

The Notion Of Bathing Babies

The safest and best ways to keep my newborn clean.

Categories Bathing Frequency

Get All The Essential Expert Advice On A Birth Partner Role Here

Though gender partners often report being helpless and powerless during labour, they still have at least three very important tasks at birth.

Some Mothers Have To Pump Their Breastmilk

Some mothers have to pump their breastmilk. Understand the reasons why.

Nutrition in the first trimester

There are certain food items that should be ideally consumed during the first trimester while others should be avoided. Check out the foods that should be consumed and those that should be avoided.